The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 507 540 512
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Contract jobs citing STL 101 77 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.52% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 77
Median daily rate £475 £535 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £705 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14293 14868 14168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.25% 29.34% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9937 10426 9812
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 240 163
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 71 £575 - 15
South East +23 26 £375 +7.14% 7
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 156 (98.73%) C++
2 94 (59.49%) Unix
3 93 (58.86%) SQL
4 89 (56.33%) Linux
5 83 (52.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 76 (48.10%) Software Engineering
7 71 (44.94%) Oracle
8 69 (43.67%) Perl
9 64 (40.51%) OO
10 56 (35.44%) Multithreading
11 43 (27.22%) Python
12 40 (25.32%) Release Management
13 36 (22.78%) Java
14 34 (21.52%) OLTP
15 30 (18.99%) Electronic Trading
15 30 (18.99%) High Availability
16 27 (17.09%) SDLC
17 25 (15.82%) Oracle Database
17 25 (15.82%) Algorithms
17 25 (15.82%) Database Tuning
18 24 (15.19%) Front Office
18 24 (15.19%) Finance
18 24 (15.19%) Algorithmic Trading
18 24 (15.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 22 (13.92%) Banking
19 22 (13.92%) Low Latency
20 21 (13.29%) VoIP
21 19 (12.03%) Risk Management
22 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
23 17 (10.76%) C

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.16%) Apache Qpid
1 5 (3.16%) Confluence
2 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.27%) MS Project
1 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Summit
1 1 (0.63%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) VoIP
2 16 (10.13%) Asterisk PBX
2 16 (10.13%) Diameter Protocol
2 16 (10.13%) GSM
2 16 (10.13%) LTE
2 16 (10.13%) PBX
2 16 (10.13%) RANAP
2 16 (10.13%) RTP
2 16 (10.13%) UMTS
3 5 (3.16%) AMQP
3 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.52%) OLTP
2 25 (15.82%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.90%) MySQL
5 3 (1.90%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) GDB
2 16 (10.13%) GCC
2 16 (10.13%) Subversion
2 16 (10.13%) Trac
3 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.16%) CMake
3 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.16%) GoogleTest
3 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.16%) JIRA
3 5 (3.16%) Valgrind
3 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
1 24 (15.19%) Front Office
2 22 (13.92%) Banking
3 16 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (84.81%) Developer
2 126 (79.75%) C++ Developer
3 35 (22.15%) Software Engineer
4 33 (20.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (15.19%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (13.29%) Linux Developer
7 17 (10.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 16 (10.13%) C++/Java Developer
8 16 (10.13%) Java Developer
9 15 (9.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 15 (9.49%) SQL Developer
10 14 (8.86%) Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (8.86%) Linux Software Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Oracle Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Software Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Unix Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (52.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (10.76%) XML
3 16 (10.13%) Swing
4 15 (9.49%) Web Services
5 12 (7.59%) CSS
5 12 (7.59%) EJB
5 12 (7.59%) HTML
5 12 (7.59%) J2EE
5 12 (7.59%) JSP
5 12 (7.59%) Middleware
5 12 (7.59%) XML Schema
5 12 (7.59%) XSLT
6 3 (1.90%) ATL
6 3 (1.90%) Django
6 3 (1.90%) Qt
6 3 (1.90%) RESTful
6 3 (1.90%) Spring
6 3 (1.90%) Twisted
6 3 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.90%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Algorithms
2 24 (15.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (6.33%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.70%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.16%) Derivative
6 5 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.63%) Equities
10 1 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (59.49%) Unix
2 89 (56.33%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Windows
4 10 (6.33%) Solaris
5 5 (3.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Software Engineering
2 64 (40.51%) OO
3 56 (35.44%) Multithreading
4 40 (25.32%) Release Management
5 30 (18.99%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (18.99%) High Availability
6 27 (17.09%) SDLC
7 25 (15.82%) Database Tuning
8 24 (15.19%) Algorithmic Trading
9 22 (13.92%) Low Latency
10 19 (12.03%) Risk Management
11 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (10.76%) Multithreaded Programming
13 16 (10.13%) Cross-Platform Development
13 16 (10.13%) UML
14 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.33%) Regression Testing
15 8 (5.06%) Scrum
16 7 (4.43%) High-Frequency Trading
16 7 (4.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 156 (98.73%) C++
2 93 (58.86%) SQL
3 69 (43.67%) Perl
4 43 (27.22%) Python
5 36 (22.78%) Java
6 17 (10.76%) C
7 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.16%) Ruby
10 3 (1.90%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 71 (44.94%) Oracle
2 16 (10.13%) Cisco
3 12 (7.59%) Solace
4 7 (4.43%) Cognizant
4 7 (4.43%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.16%) Google
5 5 (3.16%) Talarian
6 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.27%) Reuters
6 2 (1.27%) SmartStream
6 2 (1.27%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) Sophis
7 1 (0.63%) SunGard
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